Image: The Truth by Michael D'Antuono
Bunker Hill Community College artist depicts Obama as crucified Christ:
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The painting by Michael D'Antuono is part of a larger exhibit called "Artists on the Stump – the Road to the White House 2012." It's on display at the Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery until Dec. 15th.
The painting is called "Truth" – and shows the president on the cross with his arms outstretched. A crown of thorns rests on his head.
The Truth by Michael D'Antuono 30" x 54" | acrylic on canvas:
This painting was inspired by watching conflicting reports on the same issues on the different cable newscasts and the effect on their viewers. Peoples' perceptions of the issues seem to get distorted though their political lenses. People have had drastically different interpretations from this painting. What you see in this painting will be a reflection of your own partisan view and that is precisely the point.